Day 92 Autism Awareness Day

One in 100 people are on the autism spectrum and there are around 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK.┬áNational Autistic Society Autism is a disorder affecting a persons social interactions, language and how they communicate. It is believed that autism is caused by brain development and possibly genetics. Signs usually develop in children… Continue reading Day 92 Autism Awareness Day

Day 89 Bipolar Day

Bipolar is a severe mental disorder that affects a person's mood; it can cause a major swing in mood, feelings, actions and energy, with possible episodes of mania or depression. It can affect anyone but usually develops before a person reaches 20 years of age, however can still develop before the age of 40 but… Continue reading Day 89 Bipolar Day

Day 84 Empower Woman

In a world where we are told to be perfect. To look perfect. To wear make up. But not too much make up. To dress well. But do not wear skirts too short or tops too revealing. You're to fat, lose weight. You're too thin, gain weight. Go to the gym. Don't do weights. You… Continue reading Day 84 Empower Woman

Day 68 No More Week

Domestic abuse and sexual violence can impact anyone, at any point in their life, regardless of their background, age, gender, ethnicity, socio-economic status or sexuality.UK Says No More No More Week raises awareness of domestic abuse and sexual violence, to educate people and encourage people to speak up if they need support. Domestic abuse can… Continue reading Day 68 No More Week

Day 67 International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is celebrated on the 8th March every year to honour the achievements of women and to continue to promote women's equality. The first International Women's Day gathering occurred more than 100 years ago in 1911 with over a million people attending rallies pushing for women's rights. Women have achieved so much and… Continue reading Day 67 International Women’s Day

Day 59 Tackle Racism

The abuse of so many of our black footballers on social channels is probably and possibly the biggest problem we have in the game at the moment.Vinai Venkatesham - Arsenal Chief Executive Football is played all around the world and has been for hundreds of years, some evidence even suggests thousands of years. On the… Continue reading Day 59 Tackle Racism

Day 56 Sexism…

I spoke previously about hidden biases that we may hold. Today is about one bias in particular, sexism. Even today when we are so diverse, there is still a lot of prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination, based on the sex of a person. The way we believe, speak about and our attitudes towards gender is unbelievable.… Continue reading Day 56 Sexism…